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Ukraine Passport & Visa Requirements

Entry requirements for Americans

US nationals require a passport valid for duration of stay, but no visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

UK nationals require a passport valid for duration of stay, but no visa is required for a touristic stay of up to 90 days within a 180-day period. Holders of British passports with endorsements other than 'British Citizen' should confirm these requirements before travel.

Entry requirements for Canada

Passports must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the departure date, but no visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days within a 180-day period.

Entry requirements for Australians

Passports must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the departure date. Australian nationals need a visa to enter Ukraine.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South Africans require a visa and a passport valid for six months after the departure date to enter Ukraine.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a visa and a passport valid for three months beyond the departure date to enter Ukraine.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish nationals require a passport valid for duration of stay, but no visa is required for a tourist stay of up to 90 days in any 180-day period.

Passport/Visa Note

Applicants for tourist visas require a letter of confirmation from a hotel or tour company; for business visas a letter of invitation from a company or organisation in the Ukraine is required. However EU citizens and some other nationalities do not require a tourist visa for stays of up to 90 days within a 180-day period. On arrival, all foreign nationals must fill in an Immigration Card, to be presented when entering and leaving the country. All visitors must possess return/onward tickets. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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